Not to be outdone in the promotion stakes, Liverpool launched the conference for the 'fourth Grace' site on the seafront, with speakers including Sir Joe Dwyer and Sir Bob Scott. As an open competition, it is bound to attract a big entry. Architects were lining up for the presentation, fascinated as ever by the opportunity to spend time on a 100-1 gamble. Rumours began that what is wanted is a Beatles Centre. If so, why don't they run a competition for just that?